Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake Review

Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield – until Saturday 25 May 2019 Reviewed by Charleigh I don’t know of any better words to describe this production than absolutely stunning. 5***** From the moment the show started we were absolutely hooked, and 100% invested. We are greeted in the opening scene by the Prince (Dominic North) who’s peaceful slumber […]

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Review

Darlington Hippodrome – until 25 May 2019 5***** Way way back many centuries ago (well 35 years!), Joseph was the first ever musical I saw.   Which instilled in me a lifelong love of both theatre and of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. So, having seen the show many times, I was thrilled to see […]

Miles Jupp to star in West End transfer of The Life I Lead

Jonathan Church Productions and Exeter Northcott present MILES JUPP TO STAR IN WEST END TRANSFER OF THE LIFE I LEAD Wyndham’s Theatre | 16 – 21 September 2019 Following its critically acclaimed UK premiere, leading stand-up comedian, presenter and actor Miles Jupp is to bring his heart-warming show about the life of Walt Disney’s consummate English gentleman, David Tomlinson, […]

TAKE NOTE THEATRE ANNOUNCES SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE INVISIBLE THING AT RUDOLF STEINER THEATRE

The game is afoot… TAKE NOTE THEATRE ANNOUNCES SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE INVISIBLE THING AT RUDOLF STEINER THEATRE Take Note Theatre presents SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE INVISIBLE THING By Greg Freeman at Rudolf Steiner Theatre 17 July – 18 August Director: David Phipps-Davis Take Note Theatre today, on Arthur Conan Doyle’s birthday, announces the brand-new production of Sherlock Holmes and […]

MAN OF LA MANCHA – THE MUSICAL REVIEW

ENGLISH NATIONAL OPERA, THE LONDON COLISEUM – UNTIL 8th JUNE 2019 Reviewed by Serena Norgren 3*** Man of La Mancha, the 1965 musical by Dale Wasserman is a classic inspired by Miguel de Cervantes’s masterpiece novel Don Quixote. Back at the Coliseum for the first time in 50 years with the ENO’s fantastic 30 piece […]

The Comedy About A Bank Robbery Review

Hull New Theatre, Hull – until Saturday 25 May 2019 Reviewed by Dawn Bennett 5***** Having seen a couple of Mischief Theatre Productions before (The Play That Goes Wrong and Peter Pan Goes Wrong) I knew I would be seeing a brilliant show and I certainly wasn’t disappointed! From beginning to end it was a […]

2019 National Theatre Connections Festival premieres ten brand new plays staged by young people

2019 National Theatre Connections Festival premieres ten brand new plays staged by young people Ten UK school and youth theatre companies have been chosen to bring their productions of ten brand new plays to the 2019 National Theatre Connections Festival, which takes place in the Dorfman Theatre from 25-29 June. Connections is the largest youth […]